Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the nra not happy with their meeting with joe biden. good! we do not want the nra to be happy! what do you say? hello, everybody. it is finally friday! >> alleluia! >> bill: oh man friday, january 11th. >> alleluia. >> bill: are we glad to see this friday come? every friday we're glad to see. >> alleluia! >> bill: great to see this one particularly. oh, man, please, get this friday over with. great to see you today. we've got a lot to talk about before we get there and say good-bye. we're just saying hello this friday morning january 11. great to see you. i'm bill press. this is the "full court press" coming to you live on your local progressive talk radio station. on sirius x.m. this hour only and on current tv, of course. b
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
. despite the well-known fact that the u.s. spends far more on healthcare. >> peter: all of these talking points of people who come out and say we've got the best healthcare in this country. we do the best that we can for our people. turns out it might not be true. >> bill: it's not true. particularly for young americans. and that's what's really -- stunning. we have -- look at these countries and the countries included -- i saw a list of them here. canada japan australia france germany spain others, as you point out highly-developed high-income countries, united states has the highest infant mortality rate. >> peter: that, to me, is unbelievable. >> bill: among those countries. highest infant mortality rate and its young people have the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases. teen pregnancy and death from car crashes. so i mean you know, we pride ourselves on being the best in the world in every area. i mean when it comes down to health and we're spending more money than anybody else per capita, we're not. >> peter: i really truly don't get it. i don't get it. i'm thinking to mys
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
by afsmee under president lee saunders, the largest public employee and healthcare workers' union in the entire country doing great work and you can find out more about their great work at their website, www.afscme.org, making america happen. eric byrnes in studio with us as a friend of bill from bullfight strategies. >> good morning >> bill: regular team here this morning, peter. >> hey, hey. happy monday. woo-hoo >> bill: following social media on twitter and footballing. with this busy inauguration week getting started, we are joined by amanda turkel managing politics managing editor for huffington post. good to talk to you this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> gradlad you are there. a week from today, the official ceremony. yesterday was the official dress rehearsal for the inauguration what's anticipated? big but not as big as last time for the inaugural ceremonies this week. >> absolutely. president obama's first inauguration was one of the most anticipated events people very many seen in quite awhile. there was a purple tunnel of doom.
Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? rogaine? well, i'll admit it. i was skeptical at first. but after awhile even my girlfriend noticed a difference. [ male announcer ] rogaine is proven to help stop hair loss. and for 85% of guys, it regrew hair. save up to 42% now at rogaine.com. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show." live